New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.
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Zika Virus Awareness

The virus is mainly spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Only certain kinds of mosquitoes are able to transmit the virus that can cause disease. About four out of five people infected with Zika virus will have no signs or symptoms of illness. The people who do become ill may have fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis.

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Love them. Protect Them. Immunize Them.

July 30 - August 13, 2016. Provides opportunities for children to stay up-to-date on their immunizations. Participating providers open their doors for any child who presents for immunizations, regardless of whether he/she is a patient or whether he/she has insurance. Click on the banner above to find a provider nearest you.

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Wildfire Season

Smoke from wildfires may cause potentially unhealthy conditions. During these conditions, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid prolonged exposure or heavy physical activity outdoors. Please take the time to educate yourself to keep yourself and your family healthy.

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Heat Exhaustion Awareness

Protect your loved ones from heat exhaustion and heat stroke by learning how to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed using the environmental public health tracking system.

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Scorecard for a Healthier New Mexico

Our results scorecard is a tool that demonstrates the quality and impact of our programs. We use this tool to support collaborative efforts, which improve policies, programs, and outcomes by using data to make more informed decisions.


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Got Shots? Protect Tots! Immunization - Shot Clinic Friday July 29 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Otero Public Health Office
1207 8th Street, Alamogordo, NM 88310 575-437-9340 Phone - 575-434-6629 Fax

Making sure our children get all their vaccinations on time is one of the most important things we can do as parents to endure their long-term health – and not just their health, but the health of our children’s friends, classmates, even our community. The New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Primary Care Association and the New Mexico Immunization Coalition are working together in making sure all New Mexico children are immunized on time with this special immunization event.v


Got Shots? Protect Tots! Immunization - Shot Clinic Friday July 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Otero Public Health Office
1207 8th Street, Alamogordo, NM 88310 575-437-9340 Phone - 575-434-6629 Fax

Making sure our children get all their vaccinations on time is one of the most important things we can do as parents to endure their long-term health – and not just their health, but the health of our children’s friends, classmates, even our community. The New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Primary Care Association and the New Mexico Immunization Coalition are working together in making sure all New Mexico children are immunized on time with this special immunization event.v